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Blog posts : "2014"

The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance

by Kyle Armstrong   

     Birdman has to be one of the best movies I have seen so far this year. Birdman works with a psyche level to it. By the way, have I mentioned that this movie has perfect timing? In the midst of comic book to movie adaptations, what happens after that kind of fame? And who…

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The Equalizer

by Kyle Armstrong

     A man, with a barely minimum wage job, befriends an underage prostitute and because he has a good heart, he locates her pimps to take justice into his own hands and become an underground crime fighter. Now the plot I just described is not the plot for the movie Taxi Driver

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Nightcrawler

by Kyle Armstrong

     Seeing Jake Gyllenhaal back in that weird, dark, edgy character archetype makes me feel a little better seeing him again. I have always been reluctant towards Gyllenhaal's acting and after seeing Nightcrawler I kind of get why. Gyllenhaal has been cast into these boring …

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Lucy

by Dave "The Conduit" Davis

Director: Luc Besson

Starring Scarlett Johansson and Morgan Freeman 

     There’s a good idea at the heart of Lucy, and some really good concepts. The performances are fine and it’s much more of a “thinking” movie than we’re used to during the summer months,…

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RoboCop

by Dave "The Conduit" Davis

Directed by Jose Padilha

Starring Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton and Samuel L. Jackson

Rated PG-13

 

It’s pretty easy to determine if a reboot film is a financial success. For the film to be considered an artistic success, however, it has a little …

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